NFL Predictions: 2015 Week 8 Picks

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A look at my NFL weekly predictions for Week 8 of the 2015 season.

Full predictions come out on Saturdays. Point spreads come from bovada.lv. Confidence points are for the straight-up predictions ONLY, not the picks against the spread. What are confidence points?

Last Week: 9-5
Last Week against the spread: 5-9
Last Week confidence points: 71 of 105

This Week: 9-5
This Week against the spread: 5-7-2
This Week confidence points: 73 of 105

Overall: 71-48
Overall against the spread: 57-58-4
Overall confidence points: 649 of 948

Miami Dolphins (3-3) at New England Patriots (6-0)
Prediction: New England 30, Miami 23
Actual Score: New England 36, Miami 7
Spread Pick: Miami +9
Actual Score: New England 36, Miami 7
Confidence Points: 14

Detroit Lions (1-6) at Kansas City Chiefs (2-5)
Prediction: Kansas City 24, Detroit 20
Actual Score: Kansas City 45, Detroit 10
Spread Pick: Kansas City -4
Actual Score: Kansas City 45, Detroit 10
Confidence Points: 7

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2-4) at Atlanta Falcons (6-1)
Prediction: Atlanta 30, Tampa Bay 20
Actual Score: Tampa Bay 23, Atlanta 20
Spread Pick: Atlanta -7.5
Actual Score: Tampa Bay 23, Atlanta 20
Confidence Points: 13

Arizona Cardinals (5-2) at Cleveland Browns (2-5)
Prediction: Arizona 24, Cleveland 16
Actual Score: Arizona 34, Cleveland 20
Spread Pick: Arizona -6
Actual Score: Arizona 34, Cleveland 20
Confidence Points: 12

San Francisco 49ers (2-5) at St. Louis Rams (3-3)
Prediction: St. Louis 23, San Francisco 14
Actual Score: St. Louis 27, San Francisco 6
Spread Pick: St. Louis -9
Actual Score: St. Louis 27, San Francisco 6
Confidence Points: 11

New York Giants (4-3) at New Orleans Saints (3-4)
Prediction: New Orleans 27, NY Giants 24
Actual Score: New Orleans 52, NY Giants 49
Spread Pick: New Orleans -3
Actual Score: New Orleans 52, NY Giants 49
Confidence Points: 4

Minnesota Vikings (4-2) at Chicago Bears (2-4)
Prediction: Chicago 27, Minnesota 24
Actual Score: Minnesota 23, Chicago 20
Spread Pick: Chicago +1.5
Actual Score: Minnesota 23, Chicago 20
Confidence Points: 3

San Diego Chargers (2-5) at Baltimore Ravens (1-6)
Prediction: San Diego 26, Baltimore 23
Actual Score: Baltimore 29, San Diego 26
Spread Pick: San Diego +3
Actual Score: Baltimore 29, San Diego 26
Confidence Points: 2

Cincinnati Bengals (6-0) at Pittsburgh Steelers (4-3)
Prediction: Cincinnati 23, Pittsburgh 20
Actual Score: Cincinnati 16, Pittsburgh 10
Spread Pick: Cincinnati -1
Actual Score: Cincinnati 16, Pittsburgh 10
Confidence Points: 5

Tennessee Titans (1-5) at Houston Texans (2-5)
Prediction: Tennessee 27, Houston 21
Actual Score: Houston 20, Tennessee 6
Spread Pick: Tennessee +4.5
Actual Score: Houston 20, Tennessee 6
Confidence Points: 6

New York Jets (4-2) at Oakland Raiders (3-3)
Prediction: Oakland 24, NY Jets 21
Actual Score: Oakland 34, NY Jets 20
Spread Pick: Oakland +3
Actual Score: Oakland 34, NY Jets 20
Confidence Points: 1

Seattle Seahawks (3-4) at Dallas Cowboys (2-4)
Prediction: Seattle 27, Dallas 20
Actual Score: Seattle 13, Dallas 12
Spread Pick: Seattle -4.5
Actual Score: Seattle 13, Dallas 12
Confidence Points: 9

Green Bay Packers (6-0) at Denver Broncos (6-0)
Prediction: Green Bay 27, Denver 20
Actual Score: Denver 29, Green Bay 10
Spread Pick: Green Bay -3.5
Actual Score: Denver 29, Green Bay 10
Confidence Points: 8

Indianapolis Colts (3-4) at Carolina Panthers (6-0)
Prediction: Carolina 28, Indianapolis 20
Actual Score: Carolina 29, Indianapolis 26
Spread Pick: Carolina -7
Actual Score: Carolina 29, Indianapolis 26
Confidence Points: 10

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